August 2023 Auction
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/8/2023
The 1917 Chicago White Sox Series Champions Type 1 PSA-DNA original photograph is a remarkable and historically significant piece of baseball memorabilia that captures a pivotal moment in the sport's history.It measures at approx 4 1/2 x 7 and shows in outstanding condition. This vintage photograph preserves a rare and iconic scene featuring all eight members of the infamous "Black Sox" team, known for their involvement in the 1919 World Series scandal. The photograph showcases the Chicago White Sox players donning their distinctive uniforms, with a notable detail being the rare one-year style "S" on their caps. This particular detail adds a layer of uniqueness and rarity to the image, making it a truly exceptional collector's item. Graded and authenticated by PSA-DNA, the photograph's originality and authenticity are assured, giving collectors confidence in its historical value. The Type 1 designation indicates that the photograph is an original print produced contemporaneously with the time period in which it was taken. This photograph is a visual portal to a bygone era of baseball, offering a glimpse into the lives and careers of the players who graced the diamond in the early 20th century. Despite the controversy that surrounds the "Black Sox" team, this photograph serves as a testament to the enduring allure and complexity of baseball history. Twenty-four members of the club are pictured here, including manager Pants Rowland, coach Kid Gleason, Eddie Collins, Ray Schalk, and all eight players who later conspired to “throw” the 1919 World Series: Joe Jackson, Eddie Cicotte, Chick Gandil, Buck Weaver, Lefty Williams, Swede Risherg, Hap Felsch, and Fred McMullin. It's a powerful reminder of the sport's impact on culture and society, making it a prized possession for collectors and enthusiasts who appreciate the rich tapestry of America's favorite pastime.
1917 Chicago White Sox Series Champions Type I PSA/DNA Original Photograph With All 8 Men Out From Black Sox With Rare One Year Style S On Cap
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Minimum Bid: $600.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $5,884.80
Number Bids:16
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